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by NormanDunbar
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: TF Services Interfaces and BBC Micro:bit
Replies: 10
Views: 403

Re: TF Services Interfaces and BBC Micro:bit

Hi Tony, Hope you are well. ... and no 'edit' key. When I said 'post' replies, I meant 'email' replies, of course. When you submit a post, then read it, there are three (or four) buttons at the top right corner of your post. The first one allows you to edit the post. EDIT: The buttons are edit, dele...
by NormanDunbar
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from a new French Sinclair computers collector :-)
Replies: 4
Views: 111

Re: Hello from a new French Sinclair computers collector :-)

Hi JihemB, the "black book" was created a long time prior to the availability of even floppy discs for the QL, so all it can really deal with is microdrives. The CF cards for the QL are not that old, they are fairly recent. Your CF card should have a file named "boot" on it, I as...
by NormanDunbar
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QPAC2 Files Foible in QPC2 on Linux.
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: QPAC2 Files Foible in QPC2 on Linux.

Ok Per, you got me with that one. Well done. ;)

Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QPAC2 Files Foible in QPC2 on Linux.
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: QPAC2 Files Foible in QPC2 on Linux.

pjw wrote:You could try to configure QPAC2 Files to NOT lowercase directory names. That should do the trick ;)


Don't tell me that that is a config[urable] option! Duh! :?

Will have a look. Thanks.

Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QPAC2 Files Foible in QPC2 on Linux.
Replies: 5
Views: 204

QPAC2 Files Foible in QPC2 on Linux.

Yes, I finally managed to get QPC working on my Linux laptop again. I deleted wine and reinstalled, still didn't work, I then installed winetricks and on running wine again, it suggested installing the win32-development package, which I did, and now it all works again. Phew. Anyway, prior to my rece...
by NormanDunbar
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: Hello

Good evening Leo, You sound like me! I bought a zx81 first, added a keyboard and 56kb ram expansion, then I got a 16k Spectrum, and eventually, a ql - when the prices dropped from £400 to around £120. I now have three qls. All need new keyboard membranes though - so I'm using emulators on Linux thes...
by NormanDunbar
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: TF Services Interfaces and BBC Micro:bit
Replies: 10
Views: 403

Re: TF Services Interfaces and BBC Micro:bit

This is a good introduction to i2c: https://www.best-microcontroller-projec ... orial.html.

This is larger: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/I2C.

HTH


Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Bug in QL C - Lattice C?
Replies: 4
Views: 279

Re: Bug in QL C - Lattice C?

What do you get if you do this instead?

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   ov2 = pow(2.0, 2.0);


Or

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   ov2 = pow((double)2.0, (double)2.0);



Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Documentation of Graywolf game
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: Documentation of Graywolf game

Sorry, no idea.
Rich might have a copy, he sells Grey Wolf as part of one of his games box sets - https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/detai ... es-6-16121

HTH (But I suspect not!)


Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: UNZIP problem
Replies: 6
Views: 307

Re: UNZIP problem

Glad you were able to work it out.


Cheers,
Norm.

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